Golden Grass, Inc. has signed an agreement with Ciba-Geigy (Novartis)
Golden Grass, Inc. a leading Saudi Agro-chemical Company has signed an agreement with the in-Kingdom representative of Ciba-Geigy (Novartis) the Swiss multinational giant for the exclusive distribution of two major cereal crop products vital to the Kingdom’s farm sector.
According to James Brown, vice president of Golden Grass, Inc. (Agro chemical division). One of the products is Titlt CB, a fungicide which is effective against a broader spectrum of wheat and barley fungal diseases and, therefore, gains a competitive edge in the market.
It also effective checks “Yellow rust,” a disease feared by all Saudi Farmers in view of its capacity to devastate an entire wheat harvest. The second insecticide, Brown said, is Dimecron, which is lethal to aphids, a crop pest, but harmless to such insects as ladybirds, which feed on aphids.
Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) News 3 November 1989
Saudi Arabia’s self sufficiency in agriculture and farm fresh produce vegetables readily available in the market. GGI have different varieties of high quality vegetables seeds available in the Saudi market.
It have acquired a sole agency H & B Agro – Services, Holland to market their full range of vegetable seeds in Saudi Arabia.